Hillclimbers, a special “breed”

January 26, 2019

It takes a special “breed” of snowmobiler to compete at a MASTERS Racing Circuit Snowmobile Hillclimb. One who accepts the chance that if he doesn’t make it to the top of Whealkate, one of two things could happen. The best case scenario is that the hillclimber simply buries his sled in the deep snow and gets […]

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New Snowmobile Race Comes to Ontonagon

January 4, 2019

The Ontonagon-based Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS) Racing Circuit will hold its first Terra-X Snowmobile Race next to the North Country Snowmobile Clubhouse. The new form of snowmobile racing will take place on Saturday, January 12th. Terra-X is a form of racing that has the snowmobiler going through a slalom course, a jump […]

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The MASTERS is starting something NEW: Terra-X!

November 26, 2018

After announcing, hosting, and/or sanctioning snowmobile races for over 30 years, 25+ as the Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS) Racing Circuit, we’re starting a new form of snowmobile racing for our circuit. It’s called Terra-X. Terra-X is where a snowmobiler will race on a fun and challenging course. The racer will have […]

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The end of an era for the MASTERS!

November 26, 2018

What began in the early 1990s with races on the Ontonagon River and the Keweenaw Bay and progressed to MASTERS Point races in Sidnaw, Sagola, Crystal Falls, Caspian, Greenland, Ontonagon, Duluth, and Marquette will soon end. After over 25 years of sanctioning snowmobile drag races, the MASTERS will no longer host, sanction, and finance snowmobile […]

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Ojibwa Casino’s bring motorcycle hillclimb back!

May 30, 2018

Download registration PDF The Ojibwa Casinos of Baraga and Marquette have teamed up with the Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS) Racing Circuit to bring back the motorcycle hillclimb at Whealkate Bluff in South Range (MI). The hillclimb will run on Saturday, July 7. The motorcycle hillclimb was one of the most popular […]

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Michigan Snowmobilers dominate in Duluth!

March 27, 2018

When one looks at the results of the March 17th and 18th MASTERS-sanctioned snowmobile races outside of Duluth, they would have thought the races were held in the Western Upper Peninsula. Every class in the Minnesota State Championship Hillclimb was won by an Upper Peninsula U.P. racer. In the Grand Nationals Snow Drags, Michigan racers took 7 of 9 classes. After […]

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Mont du Lac to host MN State Championship Hillclimb & GRAND NATIONALS Drags

March 5, 2018

After a very successful Ojibwa Casino WINTERNATIONALS Snowmobile Hillclimb at Whealkate Bluff in South Range, MI, the MASTERS now moves on to the Duluth/Superior market. It will be at Mont du Lac that the Minnesota State Championship Hillclimb will take place on Saturday, March 17.  Then on Sunday, March 18, this excellent ski resort will […]

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Marietta Sweeps at Whealkate!

March 5, 2018

Snowmobile hillclimbers brought life back to Whealkate Bluff in South Range on Saturday. After an absence of a professional hillclimb for 7 years, the Mid America Snow and Terrain Expert Racers (MASTERS) Racing Circuit hosted the Ojibwa Casino Winternationals Snowmobile Hillclimb. With a total of 141 runs at this steep hill, only 45 of them […]

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The BIG Hillclimb is BACK!

February 9, 2018

After an absence of seven years, the biggest and most challenging snowmobile hillclimb is back! It’’s the Ojibwa Casino WINTERNATIONALS Snowmobile Hillclimb at Whealkate Bluff. This major snowmobile attraction will take place on Saturday, March 3. The steep hill is located in South Range. The WINTERNATIONALS actually started in the early ’90’s, sponsored by the […]

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Wisconsin State Championship Hillcross and Mid America Championship Hillclimb at Keyes Peak Results

February 8, 2018

Krans Sweeps, Burrows King Aurora’’s Tony Krans swept every class at Saturday’’s Wisconsin State Championship Hillcross, and South Haven, Michigan’’s Cory Burrows edged out Menominee, Michigan’s Layne Stank to win the Mid America Championship Hillclimb. Both events took place at Keyes Peak in Florence, Wisconsin. Krans won his second straight TOP DOG at the Wisconsin […]

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